Melbourne Teaching Certificate


Melbourne Teaching Certificate (MTC)

The Melbourne Teaching Certificate (MTC) is a professional development program for University of Melbourne and affiliated staff with teaching-related responsibilities. It is a cohort-based program completed across one semester comprising two face-to-face seminars, a written assignment and a presentation.

This program is suitable for new and experienced, contract and continuing staff of the University of Melbourne; from sessional teachers, graduate researchers and other staff conducting teaching- related activities through to professors. It is also recommended for staff who are not currently able to commit to the full Graduate Certificate in University Teaching ,but who are looking for a structured professional development program in university teaching.

Suitable for: Academic or professional staff with some teaching experience

Availability: one day intensive, one optional consultation session and one half-day final forum delivered in each semester

Graduate researchers: please refer to the Teaching Skills for Graduate Researchers (TSGR) program page.

One day introduction to teaching at Melbourne: please see the Teaching @ Melbourne program for a single day introduction program


At the completion of the Melbourne Teaching Certificate, participants should:

  • Demonstrate theoretical and practical ideas and strategies for enhancing learning and teaching;
  • Collaborate with colleagues from diverse academic and teaching backgrounds;
  • Critically discuss challenges experienced in their particular teaching contexts;
  • Acquire an appreciation of the scholarly underpinnings of learning and teaching practice in higher education;
  • Gain insights into the particular teaching environment of the University of Melbourne.

Fee and entry requirements

Participants must have teaching responsibilities at the University of Melbourne in the semester in which they undertake the program.

There are no fees and no direct charges to departments, schools or faculties as this program is provided by the University of Melbourne as a service to its staff.

Program schedule and registration

The program is offered in semesters 1 and 2, with two start dates in each semester. Participants only need to participate in one offering or group.

Please register by clicking on the 'Register' link associated with your preferred group/start date. Note that by registering for a particular group you are acknowledging that you will attend both the class and forum components listed for that group.

  • Group C (semester 2)


    13 July 20189:30am - 4:00pmAlice Hoy-330 MapRegister Online


    02 November 20189:30am - 1:00pmAlice Hoy-330 Map

More information

For queries regarding this program please contact the Program Coordinator:

Dr Chi Baik
T: +61 3 83444212

For assistance with registrations, please contact:

Ms Aminata Doumbia
T: +61 3 8344 5355